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Joaquin Phoenix: Thanks Academy -- For Nothing

1/17/2009 1:00 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Joaquin Phoenix has made the worst career choice since "Ishtar," and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is squarely to blame.

Click to Watch! -- Joaquin Phoenix
Watch this video of Joaquin "performing" last night at Lavo in Las Vegas. Clearly fueled by his Oscar nomination in "Walk the Line," the delusional former actor has given up a promising career for a Federline future. There's an epic fall in there too.

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fisherkinger    

Joaquin Phoenix next concert will be on the side walk at the viper room

2040 days ago
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Lexar    

Come on...with Casey Affleck filming everything...even standing on stage with his camera....J has not quit acting...he IS acting...a new "Borat" style mockumentary will be out soon.

2039 days ago
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Cora    

Um, so what kind of drugs is he on again??

2039 days ago
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Kathryn    

Insane! Now, talk about getting fat!!!

2039 days ago
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Dave    

lmao, DEFINITELY sounds way better than Kanye, no joking.

I'm hoping that this whole "train wreck" Joaquin thing is just clever marketing for a new film of his.

2036 days ago
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Teuta    

YIKES! This guy is getting blasted over the Internet. In one way he deserves it because of his arrogant attitude. On the other hand, I hope this doesn't push him over the edge. Emptionally he acts like he's 19...he never really grew up.

2033 days ago
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Nickster21    

I must sadly agree with the comment about the next concert being on the Viper room sidewalk. Not literally but figuratively. Joaquin unfortunately comes from a background of enablers and people who encourage this type of behavior starting with his own mother, sadly. Mrs. Whatever-Your-Name-Is-These-Days, have you not lost one son already to this type of out of control behavior? The people in his life all enable him, and have put him here. The whole family is like this. They glorify this and this ope-fly photo we see here is almost more OK to them than being normal. HEY FRIENDS OF JOAQUIN - we lost a Phoenix already. Stop him. You are not being friends. HEY AFFLECKS - you are family now and you SEEM together as a family unit - STOP HIM. CASEY YOU ARE HURTING HIM. GET HIM HELP PEOPLE WHO *****CLAIM ****** TO LOVE HIM. Seems we his fans care about him more than his own family and "friends". Joaquin you are loved by many and are a talented artist. Please get help. Remember your brother.

2030 days ago
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